‘Normal People’ is Millennial Soup

Emotions are messy. Are they enough to serve as the only compelling roadblock on a satisfying narrative path? Normal People thinks so. It’s a story that could not be told with the same sincerity even 12 years ago. Now it almost seems rote. Although Normal People based on the novel of the same name does…

Case Four: The Multiplicities of Polytechnique (2009)

Written for Dr. Boulou Ebanda de B’béri’s ‘Canadian and Quebec Cinema’ by Xi (Samuel) Wang and Will Hume at University of Ottawa. March 2016. Actions and Behaviours Polytechnique (2009) is a retelling of the December 6th, 1989 massacre. A true story in which 14 women are murdered. The deadly attack was until 2020, the deadliest…